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Re: Solaris 8 Screensaver Issue?
From: Mark Baldwin <mbaldwin () opnet com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 16:41:51 -0400

Jon,

I cannot reproduce on an Ultra5 running Solaris 8. I have fairly recent patches installed.

Mark...
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Mark A. Baldwin                         Director of Information Systems
OPNET Technologies                      http://opnet.com

Jon Masters wrote:

Hi,

Is anyone familiar with an apparent problem in the Solaris 8 screen lock
process, I believe "dtscreen" (the lock icon in the CDE system tray
invokes this command) allowing for a combination of the "Shift" and
"Return" keys to cause the process to core dump and allow access to the
currently running session? I have litterally done nothing more than notice
this last night, have not had chance to run any debugger yet, etc.

I presume this is a known problem but I encountered it quite by accident
last night on an old Sparcstation I keep about the house - I'm mostly a
Linux nut but thought I had installed most of the available security
patches...anyway, if someone can confirm I'm missing one, then cheers.

Thanks,

Jon.








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